Michael Phelps

  • Olympic great Michael Phelps to come out of retirement 14-04-2014 10:09 PM

    Michael Phelps is coming out of retirement, the first step toward swimming at the 2016 Rio Olympics. The 22-time Olympic medalist will compete for the first time since the 2012 London Olympics at a meet in Mesa, Arizona, on April 24-26. USA Swimming said on Monday that Phelps is expected...
  • If I feel like coming back, I could: Michael Phelps 05-12-2013 11:13 AM

    Sao Paulo: Retired swimming legend Michael Phelps has left open the possibility of competing at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. The 18-time gold medal winner earlier this year ruled out a comeback but he suggested a possible change of plans during a promotional visit to Brazil Wednesday, reported Xinhua. "I...
  • India's 'Milestone Man' Sachin Tendulkar in elitist company 12-11-2013 09:10 AM

    Jesse Owens, Pele, Michael Phelps, Roger Federer: these names send a chill down the spine, especially when you see the wealth of their achievements in sports. And India's very own 'Milestone Man' Sachin Tendulkar will always be talked about in the same breath. Tendulkar will pull the curtains down on...
  • Is Michael Phelps coming back? 29-07-2013 11:48 PM

    Barcelona, Spain: When Michael Phelps walked away from swimming after the London Olympics, he was adamant about one thing: His career was over. Now, it sounds like he's not so sure. While saying he's never been happier with his life - and certainly doesn't miss the grind of what it...
  • Phelps turns up at worlds with fractured foot 28-07-2013 10:18 PM

    Barcelona: American swimming great Michael Phelps turned up to watch the world championships in Barcelona with his foot in a hefty support brace after injuring it on the golf course. "It's just a fracture nothing bad, we're being very cautious right now," Phelps, who retired after last year's London Olympics,...
  • Navigating a post-Phelps swimming world in Barcelona 26-07-2013 11:52 AM

    Madrid: The world's top swimmers will be vying to fill the void left by Michael Phelps as the world championships begin without the decorated American in Barcelona on Sunday. Phelps, who ended his glittering career after last year's London Olympics, will be watching from the stands at the hilltop Palau...
  • Phelps-slayer Le Clos ready for more glory 24-07-2013 11:39 PM

    Chad le Clos conjured one of the biggest shocks at last year's London Olympics when he pipped Michael Phelps to win the 200 metres butterfly final and the South African now heads into the world championships hungry for more titles. A year on from what Le Clos called "the greatest...
  • Michael Phelps planning a comeback? 18-05-2013 12:32 PM

    A report on Friday night from WBBH, an NBC television affiliate in Fort Myers, Fla., said Phelps will return to swimming with an eye toward competing at the 2016 Rio Olympics. The three-paragraph story on the station's Web site was posted by news anchor Peter Busch, who is the son...
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  • Inside story: Black runners vs White swimmers 09-08-2010 10:20 AM

    Why is it that all the finalists in one sport are of one origin, today, and all the finalists in another sport are a different origin? ...
  • Suits row could keep Phelps out of pool 29-07-2009 08:50 PM

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  • Watch: Phelps still a hero after 'bong' episode 04-02-2009 02:18 PM

    Not only is swimmer Michael Phelps drawing criticism, but praise! ...